Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Basics of Bipolar II Disorder

Bipolar II disorder is a type of mental condition that affects the moods, causing them to alternate from high to low over a period of time. The high moods are referred to as hypomania or hypomanic episodes and are quite mild. The depression periods however are more severe and last longer. Bipolar II differs from Bipolar I disorder in that victims of bipolar I experience an extreme high mood accompanied by impulsive behavior. This state is referred to as a ‘true’ mania and can seriously affect one’s life. Bipolar II… Continue reading

All You Wanted To Know About Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety and anxiety disorders

It’s been a difficult day at work. Your boss has been riding your back about a project and the deadline is fast approaching. On top of that, you’ve got a cranky partner who is complaining about your long work hours and general absence. The pressure is getting to you and one fine day, all-of-a-sudden, with no advance warning, you start feeling breathless, nervous, scared and apprehensive. The feeling starts to increase in intensity and you feel paralyzed with fear and apprehension. You cannot understand what is happening and you fear… Continue reading